"Remembering that I'll be dead soon is the most important tool I've ever encountered to help me make the big choices in life. Because almost everything—all external expectations, all pride, all fear of embarrassment or failure—these things just fall away in the face of death, leaving only what is truly important. Remembering that you are going to die is the best way I know to avoid the trap of thinking you have something to lose. You are already naked. There is no reason not to follow your heart."
Thursday, January 15, 2009
A Quote By:
Steve Jobs, co-founder of Apple and the creative force behind the iPhone, iPod, iTunes, and many other revolutionary gadgets and devices -- excerpt from a commencement address he gave at Stanford University on June 14, 2005, as he was recovering from surgery to remove cancer from his pancreas: